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Anxiety from Birth Control
An_253872 posted:
Has anyone out there suffered from anxiety due to birth control? I started birth control about 2 months ago. I was only on it for one month because i kept forgetting my pills and I was spotting. I completely stopped taking it August 30th. Every since then I have suffered with severe anxiety. I have fear that I will just completely lose control and become mental. I am constantly worried that I will never be normal again. Some days are good and some days are bad.. it has been going on for about a month now. Any suggestions? Anyone have this same problem? When will I be normal again?

Please help! thanks!!
rohvannyn responded:
I know that hormones can have a psychoactive effect, so definitely talk to your doctor about it. When I was on birth control I had zero mental effects that I could tell, but as we all know anything that affects your hormones definitely has the potential to affect your mood. Hope you feel better soon.

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